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College Diner

500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
+1 845-255-5040
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“juke boxes” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
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LOCATION
500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can always find something to eat at a diner. Nothing fancy but good food and a wide selection. I had a grilled Swiss cheese sandwich with fried onions and mushrooms on sourdough bread with French fries. The meal was served with a pickle and...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

My companion was driving, we were hungry, and she said “If you see a place you want to stop, l’ll pull in.” I spotted this establishment and suggested we stop, since she is a fan of diner food. Rather than argue, she pulled in. Afterward...More

2  Thank StarWeez
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Fast, friendly service, a varied menu, great food and enormous portion size. My husband and I split a Mexican omelette (yum!) with food leftover. Delicious but not greasy, which is my turnoff. Same with the geometries. Bacon crispy as ordered. Definitely a great breakfast stop.

Thank BeautifulVox
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We were very surprised that the menu was so large, but there's a good selection of burgers, seafood, salad, etc. The waitress was incredibly friendly. The portions were big and the food was delicious. We didn't have to wait long for our food to be...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Stopped here for breakfast, no handicapped ramp to get in, only one rail on the stairs and no handicapped bathroom at all. Existing bathroom was disgusting on its own and toilet paper holders were broken off etc. when I asked about no handicapped bathroom or...More

Thank TaraHappyHeart
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I stopped for lunch and found the food to be average at best. The service was good. We both ordered sandwiches and french fries along with a soft drink.

Thank joevala
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at College Diner recently, and we all enjoyed it. It was low key and relatively calm. We had plenty of room, and our server was attentive and pleasant. Between us we had sliders, a chicken salad sandwich, quesadillas, and a huge salad....More

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We stopped at this diner on a recent road trip. While I warned my husband that it probably wasn't the best place to order salmon, he did and received an enormous piece of fish. Unfortunately, it was undoubtedly frozen and not the best. I had...More

Thank Carol757
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent cheeseburgers, onion rings and sweet potato fries! Pleasant and efficient waitstaff! Loved this place!

Thank mamacass724
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fluffiest banana nut pancakes ever! There was fruit and walnut in every single bite! I can't remember the name of the breakfast sandwich I had, but it was overflowing with egg, avocado and cheese on a brioche bun. It was excellent! The atmosphere is dark...More

Thank barby0ung
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-5040
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